PHILIPPINES: WATCHDOG URGES POLL BODY TO COMPLETE RESULTS TRANSMISSION
Alexander Martin Remollino
Quezon City -- An election monitoring group has urged the Philippines' Commission on Elections (Comelec) to complete the transmission of election results.
In a press conference here earlier today, Kontra Daya conveners said delays in the canvassing of votes could put the credibility and integrity of the counting in question.
The 2004 and 2007 elections were marred by allegations of massive fraud. The automation of Philippine elections failed to ease fears that fraud can still be committed.
Around 10 percent of precinct results have yet to be transmitted to the Comelec. Also, as of early last night, the National Board of Canvassers had been able to process only 60 out of 274 certificates of canvass... READ FULL ARTICLE